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Fake News, Misinformation Threaten Covid-19 Vaccination Plan

WHO has warned of “infodemic” which may jeopardise roll-out of immunisation programmes. (File) Paris: As early as February, with the global pandemic spreading fast, the World Health Organization issued a warning about an “infodemic”, a wave of fake news and misinformation about the deadly new disease on social media. Now with hopes hanging on Covid-19 […]


German Court Refers Nokia-Daimler Connected Car Clash To European Court

DUESSELDORF/BERLIN: A German court on Thursday referred a patent licensing dispute between Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia and German carmaker Daimler to the European Court of Justice to clarify the law as it applies to supply chains. The Duesseldorf Regional Court said it would suspend proceedings in Nokia’s fight against Daimler over royalties for technology […]


After another embarrassing loss, it’s time for Detroit Lions coach Matt Patricia to go – Detroit Lions Blog

DETROIT — Coach Matt Patricia stood at the 40-yard line, alone, staring out onto the field. His Detroit Lions had just given up another touchdown, pushing Houston’s double-digit lead to 24 after a fourth-quarter trick play. In that moment — in so many moments during Houston’s 41-25 waxing of Detroit on Thanksgiving Day — one […]

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Danish PM In Tears After Visiting Mink Farmer Whose Animals Were Culled

COPENHAGEN: Denmark’s Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen broke down on Thursday when visiting a mink farmer who lost his herd following the government’s order this month to cull all 17 million mink in the country to curb the spread of coronavirus. Frederiksen has faced opposition calls to resign and a vote of no confidence in parliament […]


Cowboys QB Andy Dalton, Amari Cooper connect for pretty 54-yard TD pass

ARLINGTON, Texas — Something about seeing the Washington Football Team on Thanksgiving seems to agree with Dallas Cowboys receiver Amari Cooper. In two games on the holiday against the NFC East foe, he has three touchdown catches. Cooper hauled in a 54-yard touchdown catch from Andy Dalton with 14:08 left in the second quarter, running […]

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Times readers shared what they’re thankful for in six words.

Last week, David Leonhardt invited readers of his Morning newsletter to send six words describing what made them thankful in 2020. Here is a selection of their responses: The crinkling eye above the mask. A furtive hug with a friend. The backyard haircuts are getting better. My choir still meets on Zoom. Friends who give […]

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New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern Set To Declare Climate Emergency

The government will put forward a motion to declare the emergency next Wednesday. WELLINGTON: New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s government is to declare a climate emergency in a symbolic step to increase pressure for action to combat global warming. The government will put forward a motion to declare the emergency next Wednesday, the government […]


Washington vs. Cowboys – Game Summary – November 26, 2020

first Quarter WSH DAL FG 8:33 Greg Zuerlein Made 33 Yrd Field Goal 11 plays, 57 yards, 4:38 0 3 TD 1:37 Antonio Gibson 5 Yard Rush, D.Hopkins extra point is GOOD, Center-N.Sundberg, Holder-T.Way. 12 plays, 75 yards, 6:53 7 3 second Quarter WSH DAL TD 14:16 Amari Cooper Pass From Andy Dalton for 54 […]

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England’s Lockdown Will Lift, but Many Pub Doors Will Stay Closed

LONDON — Under fire from critics over the economic and social cost of his coronavirus restrictions, Prime Minister Boris Johnson will bring a grueling, second, national lockdown in England to an end next week. But under a new set of rules announced on Thursday, which divide England into three tiers of restrictions, the access to […]

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AstraZeneca Likely to Run Additional Global Trial of Covid-19 Vaccine, Says CEO after Questions over Results

A test tube labeled with the vaccine is seen in front of AstraZeneca logo in this illustration taken on September 9. (File photo/Reuters) Instead of adding the trial arm to an ongoing US process, a new study would be run to evaluate a lower dosage that performed better than a full amount in AstraZeneca’s studies, […]